Kota Kinabalu (federal constituency)

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Kota Kinabalu (P172)
Sabah constituency
PRN Sabah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Chan Foong Hin
PH
Constituency created1966
Constituency abolished1974
Constituency re-created2003
First contested1969
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2020)[1]60,912
Area (km²)26

Kota Kinabalu is a federal constituency in West Coast Division, Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1971 to 1974, from 2004 to present.

The federal constituency was created in the 1966 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Kota Kinabalu's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Chinese (62.52%)
  Muslim bumiputera (22.35%)
  Non-muslim bumiputera (13.82%)
  Other ethnicities (1.31%)

History[edit]

It was abolished in 1974 when it was redistributed. It was re-created in 2003.

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 September 2019, the Kota Kinabalu constituency has a total of 22 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Likas(N19) Bandar Utara 172/19/01 Dewan Serba Guna Kompleks Sukan Likas
Bandar Selatan 172/19/02 Kolej Vokasional Likas
Likas Barat 172/19/03 SMK Perempuan Likas
Likas 172/19/04 SK St. Agnes
Likas Tengah 172/19/05 SJK (C) St. James Kota Kinabalu
Likas Selatan 172/19/06 SM Kian Kok
Likas Park 172/19/07 SMK Likas
Dah Yeh Villa 172/19/08 SM Tshung Tsin Sabah
Api-Api(N20) Kampong Ayer 172/20/01 SJK (C) Chung Hwa Kg Air Kota Kinabalu
Jalan Istana 172/20/02 Tadika Tzu Yu
Jalan Kebajikan 172/20/03 Pusat Tingkatan Enam Maktab Sabah
Sunny Garden 172/20/04 SMK St Francis Convent
Jalan Bandaran 172/20/05 SJK (C) Chung Hwa Kg Air Kota Kinabalu
Luyang(N21) Jalan Rumah Sakit 172/21/01 Tadika Peak Nam Toong
Luyang 172/21/02 SJK (C) Anglo-Chinese
Foh Sang 172/21/03 Institut Pendidikan Guru, Kampus Gaya
Jindo 172/21/04 Dewan Serba Guna Luyang
Bukit Padang 172/21/05 Dewan Foochow
Kepayan Ridge 172/21/06 SM Maktab Sabah
Taman Fu Yen 172/21/07 SMK Taman Tun Fuad
Jalan Penampang 172/21/08 SK Sri Gaya
Lido 172/21/09 SM Tinggi Kota Kinabalu

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kota Kinabalu
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[4][5]
3rd 1971-1973 Pang Tet Tshung (彭德聪) SCA
1973-1974 BN (SCA)
Constituency abolished, renamed to Gaya
Constituency re-created from Gaya and Tanjong Aru
11th 2004-2008 Yee Moh Chai (于墨斋) BN (PBS)
12th 2008-2013 Hiew King Cheu (邱庆洲) DAP
13th 2013-2018 Wong Sze Phin @ Jimmy (黄仕平)
14th 2018 Chan Foong Hin (陈泓缣)
2018–present PH (DAP)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary
constituency
State constituency
1967–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2020 2020–present
Kota Kinabalu Api-Api
Jesselton Bandar
Likas
Luyang
Tanjong Aru

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N19 Likas Tan Lee Fatt PH (DAP)
N20 Api-Api Christina Liew Chin Jin PH (PKR)
N21 Luyang Ginger Phoong Jin Zhe PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Chan Foong Hin 31,632 74.76 + 1.61
BN Joseph Lee Han Kyun 7,546 17.84 - 6.68
SAPP Yong Teck Lee 3,132 7.40 + 7.40
Total valid votes 42,310 100.00
Total rejected ballots 563
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 42,873 76.26
Registered electors 56,220
Majority 24,086 56.93
DAP hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 246/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.

"Federal Government Gazette - Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes, Parliamentary Constituencies for the State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 320/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Wong Sze Phin @ Jimmy 28,516 73.15
BN Chin Tek Ming 9,557 24.52
STAR Liew Hock Leong @ Michael 909 2.33
Total valid votes 38,982 100.00
Total rejected ballots 506
Unreturned ballots 60
Turnout 39,548 78.29
Registered electors 50,516
Majority 18,959
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Hiew King Cheu 9,464 34.31
PKR Liew Chin Jin @ Christina Hadikusumo 9,358 33.93
BN Chin Tek Ming 8,420 30.53
Independent Kong Yu Kiong 341 1.24
Total valid votes 27,583 100.00
Total rejected ballots 326
Unreturned ballots 108
Turnout 28,017 64.09
Registered electors 43,714
Majority 106
DAP gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Yee Moh Chai 15,993 64.82
DAP Hiew King Cheu 5,187 21.02
KEADILAN Liew Chin Jin @ Christina Hadikusumo 3,492 14.15
Total valid votes 24,672 100.00
Total rejected ballots 294
Unreturned ballots 112
Turnout 25,078 58.16
Registered electors
Majority 10,806
BN gain from SCA Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SCA Pang Tet Tshung 7,488
Independent William Lye 2,545
Total valid votes 10,033 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 10,279 67.22
Registered electors 15,291
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Roll for the 14th Malaysian General Election Updated as of 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 10 April 2018. p. 40. Retrieved 2020-01-29.
  2. ^ "14th General Election Malaysia (GE14 / PRU14) - Results Overview". election.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  3. ^ "His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 246/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-10.
  4. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Archived from the original on 2016-06-04. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  5. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-19.